Events: 800M (IN: 2:29.71), 1,500M (5:00.36), Mile (5:26.50)
Received a redshirt in her debut season with the Lady Tigers in 2015 … Clocked indoor personal bests of 2:29.71 in the 800 meters and 5:26.50 in the mile while running unattached at the LSU High Performance Meet … Also ran an outdoor PR of 5:00.36 in the 1,500 meters running unattached at LSU’s Battle on the Bayou … Recognized for her performance in the classroom with a selection to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top distance runners in the state of Louisiana for the Class of 2014 … Crowned Louisiana’s Class 4A state cross country champion during her senior season at St. Scholastica Academy in the fall of 2013 … Won the Class 4A crown with her winning run of 18:54.88 over the three-mile course in Natchitoches, Louisiana. … Followed during her senior season indoors in 2014 by winning the Louisiana Division I bronze medal in the 3,200 meters (12:15.08) and taking fourth place in the 800 meters (2:24.46) at the Louisiana High School Athletics Association Indoor State Championships held at LSU’s Carl Maddox Field House … Also helped St. Scholastica Academy win the Division I bronze medal with a third-place finish in the 4x800-meter relay at the state meet in 2014 … Capped her high school career by winning the Louisiana Class 4A state title in the 1,600 meters with a winning time of 5:19.43 at the 2014 LHSAA Outdoor State Championships … Also won the Class 4A state bronze medal in the 3,200 meters to highlight her senior season outdoors … A five-time state championship qualifier in cross country during her prep career, including a sixth-place finish with a time of 20:07.4 while running as an eighth-grader in 2009 … Helped lead St. Scholastica Academy to the Class 5A team state championship during the 2009 season … Followed with a fifth-place finish as a freshman in 2010 (19:27.62), a bronze-medal-winning third-place finish as a sophomore in 2011 (18:51.81) and an eighth-place finish as a junior in 2012 (18:43.92) while competing at the Class 5A level with St. Scholastica Academy … School was reclassified to Class 4A for her senior season … Finished fourth place in 2011 (5:22.12) and third place in 2013 (5:15.95) in the 1,600-meter final at the LHSAA Class 5A Outdoor State Championships at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Also took home the Class 5A bronze medal in the 3,200 meters (11:38.85) at the state meet in 2013 to cap her junior season outdoors … Finished in fifth place in 2012 (12:24.47) before scoring the silver medal with a second-place finish in 2013 (12:07.07) in the 3,200 meters at the LHSAA Division I Indoor State Championships … Made her state championships debut indoors as a freshman in 2011 while finishing in sixth place in the 1,600 meters and helping St. Scholastica Academy take second place in the 4x800-meter relay during the LHSAA Division I Indoor State Championships … Named her team’s Most Valuable Player for four years in both track and field and cross country … Was also a varsity swimmer at St. Scholastica Academy for five years … Named Louisiana’s Wendy’s High School Heisman winner in 2014.
Full name is Carley Elizabeth Boyce … Born on Dec. 15, 1995 … Parents are Graham and Leslie Boyce … Has one younger brother, Garrett … Father, mother and grandparents all attended LSU … An honor student during her prep career at St. Scholastica Academy, where she was the No. 1-ranked student in her graduating class with a 4.0 unweighted grade-point average … Was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Science Honor Society, English Honor Society, Social Studies Honor Society, Key Club, Foreign Language Club, Science Club and Student Council during her high school career … Served as Senior Class President and an officer of Mu Alpha Theta at St. Scholastica Academy … Was the 2013 Homecoming Queen at St. Scholastica Academy … Majoring in biology.